Voices of Innovation: Susan Hockfield & the technology story of the 21st century
While the story of the past 50 years has been of the digital revolution, innovations in the 21st Century will be defined by the convergence of biology and engineering, according to Susan Hockfield, President Emerita of Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In a CERAWeek Conversation with author and Tulane University professor of history Walter Isaacson, Hockfield explores how the nexus of biology and engineering and innovations modeled after the genius of nature can lead to advances in life sciences, energy, and the human condition.
In Innovation Agora - Highlights
Play video The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
The Future of Cities in a Low Carbon World
(August 20, 2020) With more than half of humanity living in urban areas, the future of cities is critical to the climate agenda. Aberdeen & Cape Town officials share the journey of their cities to net zero carbon emissions and how they drive change.
Play video Geothermal: A New Revival?
Geothermal: A New Revival?
(2021) Clean, renewable geothermal is a reliable power source that can adapt to small & large scale installations. How have technological advancements helped kickstart a revival and reintroduced geothermal to the renewable energy mix?
Play video Cybersecurity: Protecting energy Infrastructure
Cybersecurity: Protecting energy Infrastructure
Increased digital connectivity between operational facilities and equipment leads to an imbalance of cybersecurity threats as well as threats to sensitive proprietary data. How are cybersecurity risks growing as the industry digitalizes?
Play video More Energy, Lower Emissions - Decarbonization at Scale
More Energy, Lower Emissions - Decarbonization at Scale
(May 13, 2020) Professor Arun Majumdar, Director of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University, shares his views on meeting the dual challenge of global energy demand growth and reducing CO2 emissions.
Play video EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
EV Charging Infrastructure: Navigating COVID-19 & planning for post-crisis demand
(October 6, 2020) By 2030 nearly 25% of light passenger vehicles produced will be plug-in capable. What is needed for cheap, fast & ubiquitous charging? Industry executives discuss the future of charging & prospects for an electric transport economy.
Play video Let’s Talk about the B-word: How blockchain is revolutionizing the energy industry
Let’s Talk about the B-word: How blockchain is revolutionizing the energy industry
(2021) Blockchain technology promises to have far-reaching economic and social implications. Through equal access, a global peer network, transparency, security, and collaboration--blockchain will transform the energy industry.